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Beware of typo-squatting domain names on Cyber Monday

More than 80 per cent of typo-squatted domain names associated with holiday shopping receive significant levels of traffic and contain phishing scams, malware, or pay-per-click advertising, according to a recent study of top

Published on: November 24th, 2016 CDN Staff

Your employees are the biggest cyber threats to your business

Malware isn’t the only security risk to businesses, as employees are the top cause of costly security breaches according to a report by global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab. Kaspersky’s Business Perception of IT

Published on: November 24th, 2016 Alex Radu

CA introduces new security-as-a-service offering

LAS VEGAS – CA Technologies opened CA World was a new SaaS platform and it closed the event with a new security-as-a-service solution on identity theft and management. CA released CA Identity Service,

Published on: November 19th, 2016 CDN Staff

Overwhelming majority confident with cloud disaster recovery

Nine out of 10 IT professionals are confident in their cloud-based disaster recovery strategy, compared to the 74 per cent who use on-premises disaster recovery solutions, reveals the Zetta State of Disaster Recovery

Published on: November 16th, 2016 Alex Radu

412 million AdultFriendFinder hack reaches record proportions

It’s the Ashley Madison hack all over again. Except this time, the fallout may be much greater. More than 400 million accounts have been exposed by a hack into FriendFinder Networks’ plethora of

Published on: November 15th, 2016 Alex Radu

Avnet does a Recon on security

Avnet Inc. introduced its managed security service program for Canada and the U.S. named Recon, a military abbreviation of the word Reconnaissance meaning to explore the area. But in Avnet’s working vernacular Recon

Published on: November 15th, 2016 CDN Staff

Disaster recovery vendor ZAPs into Canada

TORONTO – With a new study out from IDC Canada that shows 40 per cent of Canadian businesses do not reopen after a disaster, the market for business continuity services is getting hot.

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Westcon-Comstor bolsters security portfolio

Networking distributor Westcon-Comstor has expanded its current partnership with network solutions provider, Gigamon, bringing Gigamon solutions to Canada, the United States and also Latin American regions. With this addition, Westcon-Comstor's security portfolio now provides advanced network

Published on: November 14th, 2016 Alex Radu

Google says it’s done with HTTP and you should be too

Google Inc. has updated its transparency report to include a new section on HTTPS. This now adds data about how HTTPS usage has been increasing over time, proving Google’s point that migration to

Published on: November 7th, 2016 Alex Radu

Cisco security strategy involves high margins for partners

SAN FRANCISCO – Nothing motivates the channel more than cash. And, Cisco Systems in an attempt to position the company as a top end security solutions vendor are offering 30 points of margin on

Published on: November 4th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Datto reveals new solution against ransomware for MSPs

Data protection vendor Datto released new product updates for Datto MSP partners. The updates primarily feature in Datto’s Siris 3, Datto NAS 3, and Datto Backupify solutions. The Norwalk, Conn.-based vendor created a theme around

Published on: October 27th, 2016 Alex Radu

CEA 2016 Best Security Solution

In its second year, the Channel Elite Awards category for Best Security Solution received many innovative solutions for the judges. According to the Gold winner in this category, the world can be a

Published on: October 21st, 2016 CDN Staff

Symantec slowly building up Canadian operation

LOS ANGELES – Symantec has gone through a lot in the last 12 months with the Veritas Technologies split and the acquisition of Blue Coat. The year has also taken a toll on

Published on: October 14th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec’s five-point plan for the channel

LOS ANGELES – It’s status quo for both the Symantec and Blue Coat channel teams and programs. But come the new year solution providers should expect changes from the new Symantec. Company channel

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec unveils Integrated Cyber Defense for the cloud

LOS ANGELES – Nine weeks after Symantec acquired Blue Coat and nine months after the security vendor officially split away from Veritas Technologies, the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company outlined its path going forward at

Published on: October 13th, 2016 Paolo Del Nibletto